Revision as of 11:05, 14 March 2014 by RayBe
this page is a work in progress and needs expanding (14-3-2014 RayBe)
To install the Philips Hue Bridge and it lights:
- Setup the Philips Hue controller and its lights as described in the manual
- Connect the Hue Bridge to the internal network of Linuxmce
- On a Orbiter you will get asked if Linuxmce should use the newly found Hue Device, select yes
- Now you get asked in which room the Hue-Controller must be setup, select any you want
- Log into webadmin and find the newly added Hue Controller, its under Wizard -> Devices -> Interfaces
- Click on 'Advanced'
- Click on 'Follow log' in the top right
- At this point Linuxmce is trying to add a user to your Hue-Bridge but can't because you didn't press the link-button on the bridge.
- Look in the log if there is a line stating: 'Setup command failed. Reason to follow::link button not pressed'
- Press the link-button on the Hue-Bridge and watch a Orbiter, you will get asked to reload the router.
- All the lights which you did setup in the Bridge get automatically added to the Wizard -> Devices -> Lights section of the webadmin.